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9781554201280
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A perimeter

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Poetry. A new child, a new house, a new neighbourhood: rob mclennan takes the measure of his environment in A PERIMETER, a collection of shorter and longer pieces from 2010 to 2014. A PERIMETER is built around three longer works: the serial "Alta ...

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Piranesi's Figures
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Piranesi's Figures

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Fiction. PIRANESI'S FIGURES is a romp through the magnificent psychological ruins of at least two marriages and one attempt at child- rearing, and a gleefully reckless contortion of novelistic conventions, sexual practices, and family dynamics. As i...

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Clean Sails
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20 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $24.00 11/12/2015

Clean Sails

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Poetry. Art. The 160 pages of CLEAN SAILS were wrested from dozens of typewriters, some of them hand- modified, through countless thousands of hours of typing over the past half- decade, and informed by Gustave Morin's quarter-century of investigati...

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Twenty Seven Stings
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Twenty Seven Stings

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Poetry. Illustrated by Roxanna Bikadoroff. Poems inspired by the cultural histories and military strategies that have led us into wars throughout history, from sixth century BCE China to Alexander the Great to contemporary American drone warfare.

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Dance Moves of the Near Future
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Dance Moves of the Near Future

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Fiction. The 23 stories in DANCE MOVES OF THE NEAR FUTURE open with a sentient cactus and close with a crash of rhinos. In between you'll find a high-strung parrot, untenured yahoos, an amorphous, mind-controlling blob, optometrists in a strip club,...

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The World, I Guess
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The World, I Guess

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Poetry. George Bowering's 36th book of poetry, THE WORLD, I GUESS shows Canada's original poet-laureate still in MVP form as he approaches his 80th birthday. THE WORLD, I GUESS is a substantial book, six sections that demonstrate a command of a broa...

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Around the World on Minimum Wage
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Around the World on Minimum Wage

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Travel Writing. Victoria film maker and writer Andrew Struthers borrows the language and visual layout of the Victorian travelogue to tell his own tale in AROUND THE WORLD ON MINIMUM WAGE. While the stories Struthers reg...

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Loitersack
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Loitersack

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Poetry. "Loitersack" is 17th century slang for a lay-abed, a lazybones. In his new book LOITERSACK, Donato Mancini (YOU MUST WORK HARDER TO WRITE POETRY OF EXCELLENCE, Bookthug, 2012) extends his inquiry of Canadian poetry and poetics in the form of...

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North of California St.
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North of California St.

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Poetry. California St. is one of the major thoroughfares in downtown San Francisco, the city where George Stanley was born in 1934, and left at age 37 to move to Vancouver. NORTH OF CALIFORNIA ST. collects 53 poems, all written between 1975 and 1999...

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Posh Lust
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Posh Lust

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Poetry. POSH LUST is about poetry that is everywhere findable, provided the bits of "everywhere" are words and provided this life is lettered. People study poetry and some read it. Poetry is a pinnacle art—as in "a small ornamental turret"—even when...

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Parkway
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Parkway

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Poetry. "Hammertown" is Georges Perec's invention, an imaginary fishing port on Vancouver Island that Peter Culley recognized as the Oulipo writer's vision of what Nanaimo might be like. In PARKWAY, Culley continues his project of describing Perec's...

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Rua da Felicidade
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Rua da Felicidade

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Poetry. RUA DA FELICIDADE is an actual place, a "Street of Happiness" in colonial Macau, where from the 1920s to the 1950s it was said that every desire could be fulfilled—for a price. It is a book written against the appropriative gesture, against ...

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sybil unrest
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sybil unrest

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Poetry. Originally published by LINEBooks in 2008, SYBIL UNREST by Larissa Lai and Rita Wong draws out the interconnections between feminism, environmentalism, and personal-political responsibility, highlighting and questioning notions of "human" an...

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After Desire
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After Desire

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Poetry. Don't gaze into the abyss, gaze out."This is what the reader receives from Stanley's eighth book, AFTER DESIRE: the observations of a poet and a consciousness as they arrive together at old age. Not just what the poet is thinking, but what h...

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Voyage Through the Past Century
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Voyage Through the Past Century

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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Clear-eyed and written with the verve and passion of a working-class activist, VOYAGE THROUGH THE PAST CENTURY is Rolf Knight's autobiographical account of his extraordinary life. A PhD in anthropology and fieldwork in n...

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